04 Jan '12, 9pm

Singapore leaders get pay cut. But, if we paid our congress a Sinagpore scale maybe we'd get some competence. #FYW

SINGAPORE - The issue of ministerial salaries, a lightning rod for public anger during last May's General Election as well as past polls, was dissected in logical, clinical fashion yesterday - as the committee tasked to review ministerial salaries unveiled its report. Leave the politics to the politicians was the message, as the eight-member committee presented its findings complete with detailed tables, figures, charts, graphs and matter-of-fact arguments. The report comes after seven months of deliberations, with the committee canvassing views from the public as well as past and present politicians. The centrepiece of its recommendations: The median income of the top 1,000 Singaporean earners across all industries - instead of the top 48 from six sectors - will now form the basis of the salaries of ministers and the President. "We think expanding the benchmark pool from ...

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